BA5063

Infrastructure Planning Scheduling and Control

HBS > Sectoral Specializations > Infrastructure Planning Scheduling and Control
Course ID
BA5063
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To give an exposure to the students on the concept and the principles of planning, scheduling and control about infrastructure industry.

UNIT I INTRODUCTION
Introduction to infrastructure – Need and importance of infrastructure in India – Overview of power sector – Overview of water supply and sanitation sector-Overview of road, rail, air and port transportation sectors-Overview of telecommunication sector-Overview of rural and urban infrastructure-Introduction to special economic zones-Organizations and players in infrastructure field -Overview of infrastructure project finance.

UNIT II INFRASTRUCTURE PRIVATIZATION
Privatization of infrastructure in India – Benefits of privatization-Problems with privatization- Challenges in privatization of water supply projects- Challenges in privatization of power sector projects – Challenges in privatization of road transportation projects.

UNIT III RISKS IN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS
Economic and demand risks, political risks, socio-economic risks and cultural risks in infrastructure projects -Legal and contractual issues in infrastructure projects- Challenges in construction of infrastructure projects.

UNIT IV RISK MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK
Planning to mitigate risk-Designing sustainable contracts-Introduction to fair process and negotiation-Negotiation with multiple stakeholders – Sustainable development- Information technology and systems for successful management.

UNIT V DESIGN & MAINTENANCE OF INFRASTRUCTURE
Innovative design and maintenance of infrastructure facilities- Modeling and life cycle analysis techniques-Capacity building and improving Government’s role in implementation- Integrated framework for successful planning and management.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
On successful completion of the course, students will be able to
• explain the basic concepts related to infrastructure and understand management.
• explain the benefits and problems with infrastructure
• identify the challenges and strategies for successful planning and implementation of infrastructure.
• apply the above concepts to various infrastructure domains.

REFERENCES:

  1. Raina V.K, “Construction Management Practice – The inside Story”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Limited, 2005
  2. Leslie Feigenbaum, “Construction Scheduling With Primavera Project Planner”, Prentice Hall, 2002
  3. W.Ronald Hudson, Ralph Haas, Waheed Uddin, “Infrastructure Management: Integrating, Design, Construction, Maintenance, Rehabilitation and renovation”, McGraw Hill Publisher, 2013
  4. Prasanna Chandra, “Projects – Planning, Analysis, Selection, Implementation Review”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi. 2006.
  5. Joy P.K., “Total Project Management – The Indian Context”, Macmillan India Ltd., 1992
  6. Report on Indian Urban Infrastructure and Services – The High Powered Expert Committee for estimating the Investment Requirements for Urban Infrastructure Services, March 2011
  7. Urban Water Development in India 2011 – Published and Distributed by India Infrastructure Research
  8. Manual on sewerage and sewage treatment, CPHEEO, Ministry of urban affairs and employment, Govt.of India, New Delhi, 2012
  9. Manual of National Highway Authority of India, 1988